Subject description - B1M13EKP

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B1M13EKP Ecology and materials
Roles:PZ Extent of teaching:2P+2L
Department:13113 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:Kudláček I. Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:Dzurňák B., Horynová E., Kudláček I., Weinzettel J. Credits:5
Tutors:Too many persons Semester:Z

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Electrical Technology from the perspective of ecology. Environmental assessment of the various types of surface protection. Environmental aspects of protective systems used in electronics. Environmental impacts of electrical production. Ekodesign proposal of the electrical product. Principles of the proposal product for a difficult operating environment. Disposal of electrical waste.

Study targets:

To acquire basic knowledge about the degradation effect of the operating environment and ecologically sound technologies used in the treatment of electricity. devices in difficult environments.

Course outlines:

1. Introduction to the subject - operating environment
2. Moisture deterioration
3. Corrosive deterioration
4. Degradation of plastics,
5. Thermal degradation
6. Degradation caused by dust
7. Materials for modern el. device
8. Modification of electronic equipment in a difficult transport environment
9. Selected types of surface protection
10. Verification of the influence of the environment on el. device
11. Environmental policy (EMS, EIA, environmentally friendly product)
12. Recycling
13. Ecodesign
14. LCA methodology

Exercises outline:

1. Introduction to the exercise
2. Planetary energy balance, carbon cycle
3. LCA of the OpenLCA program
4. LCA I. (modeling)
5. LCA II. (modeling)
6. LCA presentation of results
7. LAB I.
8. LAB II.
10. LAB IV.
11. LAB V.
12. Replacement term
13. Credit


Castells F.,Rodrigo J.,Alonso J.C.: Electrical and Electronic Practical Ecodesign Guide. University Rovira i Virgili, Spain 2002. Guinée J.,B. a coll.:Handbook on Life Cycle Assessment. Kluwer Academic Publishers, UK Sonnemann G.,Castells F.,Schumacher M.:Integrated life-cycle and risk assesment for industrial processes. Lewis Publishers, USA


The student is required to participate in exercises and to develope a project.


coating, protective coating, temporary protection, cleaner production

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MPEEM1_2018 Electrical Drives PZ 1
MPEEM3_2018 Technological Systems PZ 1
MPEEM2_2018 Electrical Power Engineering PZ 1

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